Online Training: HAZWOPER: Dealing With The Media In Emergency Situations

1 module


Course Length
45 mins

Nicole Jurczyk



This course presents fundamental information on how to deal with the media during a HAZMAT emergency.


Upon completing the course, employees should:
- Be able to describe what a Public Information Officer (PIO) does during a HAZMAT incident to protect a company's reputation.
- Know how rumors get started and how employees can unwittingly spread misinformation.
- Understand why it is important that the media is provided with accurate, up-to-date information about an incident.
- Know the role that they should play in talking to the media and the things that they should never say.
Disclaimer: The information in this course does not replace or supersede a company's recommended procedures or any federal, state or local laws regarding any facility's operations. It should be reviewed by the employee or employer against these requirements to confirm the appropriateness of its use. The course provider and producer make no warranty, expressed or implied, that the information in this course is accurate or appropriate for any particular facility's environment, or any individual employee's personal situation. User assumes all risk and liability for the use of this content. Unauthorized duplication of this course is prohibited. © Copyright 2021.


By completing/passing this course, you will attain the certificate RC University Achievement Certificate

DAL - Dealing with the Media in Emergency Situations
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